Slakoth (Japanese: ナマケロ Namakero) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.



It has pale brown, cream-colored fur, two toes on its feet, lazy eyes, a small tuft of fur on the top of its head, a lazy smile, a pig-like nose, two dark brown stripes on its back and two small tufts of fur on its back.


Slakoth evolves into Vigoroth at level 18. It then evolves into Slaking at level 36.

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Petalburg Woods Rare
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Emerald Petalburg Woods Rare
Diamond and Pearl Eterna Forest Swarm
Platinum Eterna Forest Swarm
HeartGold and SoulSilver Headbutt trees Rare
Black and White White Forest (White only) Rare
X and Y Transfer None

Side game locations

Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 3
Endless Level 50
Forever Level 9
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Sinister Woods (10F-12F)
Joyous Tower (18F-20F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F)
Lower Crevice Cave (B1F-B4F)
Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
Pokémon Ranger Olive Jungle
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Ranger School

Pokédex entries


Side game data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-032 PR Slakoth Sprite.png Slakoth Normal SOA Cut 1.png Cut 1 PA Normal SofA.png Normal
Capture Points* On Sight**
88 No reaction.
Browser Entry
It hardly ever does anything. It may try a cutting slash on occasion.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.



Slakoth's name could be derived from the words "sloth" and "slack", it could also be derived from the words "slack" and "off" as in someone who is slaking-off.

See also

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